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Funding Cuts for Film London

March 26, 2011


By: Saravanan Sugumaran As part of the coalition’s reorganisation of state funding, Mayor of London Boris Johnson announced a 22% cut in Film London’s funding effective next financial year onwards. Film London will however continue to receive £1.3m in funding for 2011-2012, from the London Development Agency (LDA). This is a sharp decrease from the […]

Secret Cinema – shhhhhh! Tell no one

March 20, 2011


By: Akshata Rao and Anuradha Mojumdar Secret audiences at secret locations all set to explore secret worlds…that’s pretty much what Secret Cinema is all about. It is a deliciously clever, theatrical production that culminates in the screening of a film in secret locations around London city. Be it a cult classic loved by all or […]

Sundance comes to London

March 17, 2011


By: Aarti Jitender Robert Redford is bringing Sundance to London next year. On Tuesday, the actor turned film-maker announced the festival will be held from April 26-29, 2012 at The O2 Arena. It will feature American film screenings, live music performances and panel discussions. Speaking at the Sundance London launch, Redford, who founded the original […]

The Little Angel Puppet Film Festival

March 15, 2011


By: Akshata Rao Little Angel Theatre and Reel Islington launched London’s first ever puppet film festival from March 25-27, 2011 to commemorate Little Angel Theatre’s 50th birthday. Little Angel Theatre based in Islington also transformed its intimate 100-seat theatre into a cinema hall for this purpose. On the eve of the festival Louise Radinger, co-chair […]

CIJ’s Investigative Film Week coming up next week

March 5, 2011


By: Aarti Jitender The upcoming investigative film week is expected to hold a spotlight to the corrupt and dirty practices of aid organizations, the food industry and the corporate world. It’s also expected to highlight the thousands of previously unknown civilian deaths caused by the Iraq War. The film festival, organized by the Centre for […]